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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    English Schools Foundation happy to let market forces dictate

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:55am by Alex Lo

    ... both locals and expatriates attend them. There is, after all, the English Schools Foundation mandate to provide affordable education to those who can't integrate into the local Chinese ... said, "you become responsible for paying for schools outside the system." It's the same for foreigners or expatriates. She considers it the government's responsibility ...

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    Talking about core values while ignoring our minorities

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 05:26am by Alex Lo

    ... Chinese, and more so, to the local and mainland elites, and privileged expatriates. That's why the Education Bureau is perfectly happy to see the well-respected St Margaret's Girls' ...

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    Identities blurred in education scramble

    Posted May 13th 2014, 04:15am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Identities blurred in education scramble There has been much finger-wagging ever since the prestigious British school Malvern College said its planned Hong Kong campus will reserve up to 90 per cent of places for expatriate children. But how does it plan to enforce it? From one side are critics who argue it's discriminatory, even racist, to allow ...

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    Mainland Chinese aren't the only ones peeing on streets of Hong Kong

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 04:03am by Alex Lo

    ... or using public toilets? In Hong Kong, I have seen that type of behaviour from any number of visually identifiable groups- local Chinese, expatriates, foreign (non-mainland) visitors, taxi drivers, ...

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    Canadian consular officials can't shirk their duty to so-called dual citizens

    Posted Jan 23rd 2014, 03:18am by Alex Lo

    ... citizen, one of an estimated 295,000 Canadians living in Hong Kong, of whom 88 per cent have dual citizenship. Let me put things in context. Expatriate Canadians lose most benefits ... I will not have free medical coverage for at least six months. Canada is not alone. Many countries have similar restrictions on their expatriate citizens. Meanwhile, Canadian consular services have become ...

  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Urbanisation will drive democracy

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 04:09am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo alex.lo@scmp.com Urbanisation will drive democracy The greatest driver for democracy in China will not come from its dissidents, overseas subversives or bleeding-heart expatriate busybodies. It will come from the Communist Party's own urbanisation drive. In this, the Chinese are, to a large extent, replicating the experience of Europeans two centuries before, ...

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    Expat kids in Kumon tutorials a sign their parents learning from Chinese

    Posted Feb 08th 2014, 05:06am by Alex Lo

    ... on. It's all about speed and accuracy rather than understanding. Recently, I find more and more expatriate pupils from international schools joining my kids' Kumon classes. ...

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    We'll drink to that, say club investors

    Posted Jan 25th 2014, 04:10am by Alex Lo

    ... Chinese have a low tolerance for alcohol, so they are not big spenders on drinks. But since the global crisis, there has been an influx of expatriates, many of them professionals with high-paying ...

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    An obvious way to integrate schools

    Posted Aug 21st 2013, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... schools, relics from the colonial era, used to take in mostly expatriate British children while other government schools catered to ethnic minorities. But the colonial policy was the same: ... an atrocious and sustained assault on young minds. If permanent-resident parents- Chinese, expatriate or minority- reject the local system and opt for other systems such as the international ...

  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Show solidarity, not indifference, in face of Philippine typhoon disaster

    Posted Nov 14th 2013, 03:29am by Alex Lo

    ... for approval tomorrow and work with NGOs to bring the money and aid to the Philippines as quickly as possible. Why? Because 160,000 of our expatriate residents are Filipinos; we should show solidarity, ...




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